Do you want to be a better leader? Try these three things

- November 7, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Leading a business is not easy. To inspire teams and grow in today’s volatile market, business leaders need to step outside the day-to-day motions of running a company and embrace out-of-the-box thinking, Scott Wiltshire, Vice President and General Manager, Oracle NetSuite, ANZ. Not every entrepreneur starts a business to become a leader, and many… Read more »

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Why small businesses should invest time in employee performance

- July 14, 2023 4 MIN READ

  Fostering a feedback culture and encouraging shared knowledge are just two things businesses should consider if they want to improve employee performance, writes Elora Voyles, SME data scientist at Culture Amp. Investing in employee performance If you want to improve performance, small businesses can invest in a combination of strategies that offer employee training,… Read more »


How to look after your team: Look after yourself first

- July 12, 2023 4 MIN READ

  How a business leader treats themself is a compelling reflection of their values, integrity and capacity to inspire and motivate others, explains change-maker and learning and development specialist, Ella Zhang, author of Upgrade: How to outperform your default self to gain your superpowers. By paying attention to your self-care, you can demonstrate an understanding… Read more »

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Five onboarding mistakes businesses need to avoid

- November 16, 2022 4 MIN READ

Interviewing and recruiting are only the first steps of the journey when hiring new staff, but it’s the third step – onboarding – that is perhaps the most important, writes Brad Giles, leadership coach, business advisor and author of the new book Onboarded: How to bring new hires to the point where they are effective,… Read more »

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Why micromanaging remote workers is a bad idea – and how to stop it

- March 8, 2022 3 MIN READ

As remote work becomes the norm for many employees, some leaders are falling into the trap of micromanaging employees, a practice which ultimately drives down engagement, motivation, productivity and trust. Don’t despair; you can still stop yourself with these actions, writes Daniel Sanchez-Reina, VP Analyst at Gartner. Whether they admit it or not, micromanagers usually… Read more »

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Leading out of lockdown: Seven strategies to support your team’s wellbeing

- August 27, 2021 8 MIN READ

While physical isolation is a highly effective strategy to stop the virus from spreading the resulting separation, loneliness and disconnection from our working world and other people is hard for many to cope with, writes coaching and leadership expert, Simon Popley. Covid has negatively impacted the mental health and wellbeing of millions of people, the… Read more »